23 Jul '11, 10pm

The boy who beat cancer

The boy who beat cancer

SINGAPORE: When Wong Jun Da was diagnosed with cancer at nine years old, the boy knew there was nothing he could do about it – which was why he decided his world must not come crashing down. "At that age, I do know about cancer and what it means to have cancer," says the acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) survivor, who is now 16. "I thought about it for a while, and how it would affect me in future. But after about two minutes, I tried to snap out of it and accept that reality," Jun Da says, recalling his reaction in June 2004 at KK Women's and Children's Hospital. "Even if I were to cry over it, there is nothing I can do to change that fact," he adds. Fortunately for Jun Da, doctors did change that fact.

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/health/view/114269...

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